Matchwatch: Fulham (H)

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Matchwatch: Fulham (H)

by Libertine » 12 Aug 2017 14:34

Seeing none I started one...

Reading starting XI vs Fulham: Mannone, Gunter, Blackett, McShane (c), Ilori, Moore, Evans, Kelly, Swift, Barrow, Mendes.

Reading subs vs Fulham: Jaakkola, Van den Berg, Quinn, Clement, Popa, Rinomhota, Smith.

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Re: Matchwatch: Fulham (H)

by Libertine » 12 Aug 2017 14:39

McShane is back. Barrow gets his first start. And no Obita (injured?).

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Re: Matchwatch: Fulham (H)

by NewCorkSeth » 12 Aug 2017 14:39

Wtf :shock:

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Re: Matchwatch: Fulham (H)

by Libertine » 12 Aug 2017 14:40

Red card! Fulham down to 10 men already! :shock:

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Re: Matchwatch: Fulham (H)

by LightwaterRoyal » 12 Aug 2017 14:41

What was that Red Card for? Listening on the radio


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Re: Matchwatch: Fulham (H)

by NewCorkSeth » 12 Aug 2017 14:42

LightwaterRoyal wrote:What was that Red Card for? Listening on the radio

He fell and tripped Barrow. Watched it twice it didn't look bad.

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Re: Matchwatch: Fulham (H)

by Libertine » 12 Aug 2017 14:43

Barrow spun away from his man who then pulled him down.

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Re: Matchwatch: Fulham (H)

by NewCorkSeth » 12 Aug 2017 14:46

Libertine wrote:Barrow spun away from his man who then pulled him down.

Looked to me like he accidently passed the ball to Barrow and tripped trying into his path straight away.

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Re: Matchwatch: Fulham (H)

by Libertine » 12 Aug 2017 14:50

Probably more accurate a description. I am just going with what our Twitter guy said. I think it was a red for being deemed the last man.


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Re: Matchwatch: Fulham (H)

by NewCorkSeth » 12 Aug 2017 14:51

Weird corner formation. We don't do set pieces in training do we.

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Re: Matchwatch: Fulham (H)

by NewCorkSeth » 12 Aug 2017 15:04

Great tackling by Swift followed by a heavy lob out of play.

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Re: Matchwatch: Fulham (H)

by Libertine » 12 Aug 2017 15:07

Fulham, understandably, sitting deep. We haven't been able to break them down yet...

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Re: Matchwatch: Fulham (H)

by NewCorkSeth » 12 Aug 2017 15:08

Kelly breaks away following a weak goal kick and taps well wide.


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Re: Matchwatch: Fulham (H)

by NewCorkSeth » 12 Aug 2017 15:18

"How to waste possession and alienate your forwards against 10 men" by Reading FC.

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Re: Matchwatch: Fulham (H)

by Sutekh » 12 Aug 2017 15:25

Pretty awful stuff from Reading to be honest

Lots of possession and turgid crabbing about but no one taking a chance with a shot or quick forward movement

They keep trying to play the ball through a penalty box packed with 9 defenders

And Fulham have looked more dangerous.

Lastly iFollow is a heap of crap

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Re: Matchwatch: Fulham (H)

by Libertine » 12 Aug 2017 15:28

HT 0-0

(still trying to break them down) :|

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Re: Matchwatch: Fulham (H)

by NewCorkSeth » 12 Aug 2017 15:29

Sutekh wrote:Pretty awful stuff from Reading to be honest

Lots of possession and turgid crabbing about but no one taking a chance with a shot or quick forward movement

They keep trying to play the ball through a penalty box packed with 9 defenders

And Fulham have looked more dangerous.

Lastly iFollow is a heap of crap

I don't get the tactics. Playing crosses into a box packed with defenders when our forwards are tiny is never going to work.
On the few occasions Fulham have broken forward they've looked more dangerous and we have been so slow to counter.
Barrow has at least tried to do something different. Kelly has taken 2 awful long shots and McShane another but for the most part they look terrified to shoot.
As things stand it's going to be 0-0 or a Fulham win.

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Re: Matchwatch: Fulham (H)

by strap » 12 Aug 2017 15:29

45 mins against 10 men and we manage a total of 2 shots on target. :roll:

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Re: Matchwatch: Fulham (H)

by NewCorkSeth » 12 Aug 2017 15:31

strap wrote:45 mins against 10 men and we manage a total of 2 shots on target. :roll:

What the stats wont tell you is how tame those shots were.

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Re: Matchwatch: Fulham (H)

by Muskrat » 12 Aug 2017 15:31

LightwaterRoyal wrote:What was that Red Card for? Listening on the radio


Correct. Sent off for listening to the radio.

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